EDUCATION WITH A DESTINATION 2021 SCHEDULE THURSDAY 19TH AUGUST 2021 LOCATION – Crescent Moon Ranch, Terrebonne, OR 8:30-9:00 Continental Breakfast 9:00 – 9:30 Introductions - Scott/Debbie/Amanda 9:30 – 11:30 Hands on fleece-! We love fleece - Don’t miss this opportunity to develop skills and learn from the best! Huacaya and Suri- Cheryl Gehly 11.30-11.45 Break 11:45 – 12:45 International & domestic market opportunities - new happenings and innovations- Stanford Livestock International, Ltd Innovative Fleece Assessment and the Future – Amanda VandenBosch 12:45 – 1:45 Lunch (Fried Chicken – Potato Salad) 1:45 – 3:15 Suris- Wow the most amazing fiber, learn more! Suri Network et all (Speakers tbd) 3:30 – 4:45 Hands on Suri Fiber- You will be in love after this, the opportunities -Cheryl Chely 5:00-6:00 Annual EDU SELECT ALPACA PEN SALE preview under the trees 6:00 – End Beer/Wine- Mexican FRIDAY 20th AUGUST 2021 LOCATION – Flying Dutchman Alpacas, LLC, Tumalo, OR 8:30 – 9:00 Continental Breakfast 9:00 – 10:00 AOA Executive Director- AOA Happenings and the Future- Robbin Gifford 10:00 – 10:15 Break 10:15- 11:30 – How to get the best from your alpaca- Healthy fleece and production Mazuri Feed study overview Feed cost analysis for optimum fiber- Jennifer Parsons& Rachel K 11:45-12:45 Brightness & Luster- Traits that indicate so many things, let’s take a deep dive Hands on - Cheryl Gehly 12:45 – 1:30 Lunch – TCH Wraps/Cookies 1:30 – 2:45 Alpaca fiber possibilities- Oh check out what we are doing, let’s share! -Stacie Chavez-Imperial Yarn, Innovative Fiber Pool 3:00 – 4:30 PEN SALE ALPACAS PARADE Hands on Opportunity to look through all the LIVE ALPACA offerings from Crescent Moon Ranch and Flying Dutchman Alpacas, LLC 4:30 Dinner on your own- Check out Bend, Redmond- Check out surrounding areas along the River or Smith Rock-so many options to enjoy Central Oregon. SATURDAY 21 AUGUST 2021 8:30 – 9:00 Breakfast Egg Bake/Muffins/Yogurt/ Fruit 9:00 – 12:30 Dr A. Tibary- World authority on alpaca reproduction and care- 10:30-10:45 Break 10:45 -12:30 Dr Tibary – Camelid Care and reproduction-Continued 12:30 – 1:30 Lunch – Cibelli’s Pizza 1:30-2:45 Expert Panel- Health, Reproduction, Fleece, Nutrition, Veterinary, General Care Round Table- Dr Tibray, Dr Evans, Dr Oxley, Cheryl Gehly, Jennifer Parsons Bring all your questions and lean from all these amazing experts in one room-WOW! 2:45-3:00 Break 3:00 – 4:30 History of the Vicuna and Quechua Benefit update– Mike Safley 4:30 – 5:30 Social Hour 5:30 pm Dinner – Dinner sponsored by Wilco/ Mazuri @ FDA Fundraiser for Quechua Benefit College Fund for graduating students in Peru and Xeina in US SUNDAY 22 AUGUST 2021 LOCATION – Flying Dutchman Alpacas, LLC, Tumalo, Oregon 9:00 – 9.30 Breakfast 9:30 – 11.00 Wasim Muklashy – Photography- Get your best pictures of your alpacas and farm. Learn from the best! 11.00-11.15 Break 11.15 - 12:30 Round Table discussion- The Industry Future Discussion - Industry Leaders discuss their successes, challenges related to raising alpacas. Past, Present & Future 12:30 -1:30 Lunch – Croutons/Salads/Chicken 2:00 Famous Education Famous Duck Scramble
Having fun with the duck scramble!
Experts Dr Julio Sumar and Dr Ahmed Tibary